U.S. Senate Expected To Vote On $2 Trillion Stimulus Package Wednesday Afternoon; Bill Would Then Pass To House

March 25, 2020

The White House and U.S. Senate leaders, both Democrats and Republicans, reached an agreement early Wednesday on a $2 trillion stimulus package to help the U.S. economy combat the coronavirus. The CDC's latest reports, as of 11:27 a.m. March 25, indicate that there are 54,453 cases of COVID-19 across the country, with 737 deaths.

The full Senate and the House of Representatives have yet to vote on the stimulus package, AP News reports. Small businesses and individuals would be among its beneficiaries, including a $367 billion program for small businesses and one-time direct payments for individuals and families.

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